Leicester back Iheanacho, Musa, Ndidi, Schmeichel for World Cup success
Premier League club Leicester City have backed four of their players, Super Eagles trio Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel ahead of their group openers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will take on Croatia in their first group game in Group D on Saturday,…
Mikel, Ighalo help team win mini tournament as Eagles hit Kaliningrad
The Super Eagles held their final training session yesterday morning, before flying out to Kaliningrad, venue of their World Cup opener against Croatia. According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the training session started at 1015 hours; fans and journalists were allowed to feast their eyes on the Super Eagles players for the first fifteen…
Aina can’t wait to face England’s Three Lions
Chelsea defender, Ola Aina believes the Super Eagles have a great squad despite several young players in their ranks, including Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi.
Iheanacho takes Mikel’s role as Poland deploys 3-4-2-1 formation against Eagles
Head coach of Poland, Adam Nawalka may have decided to deploy an unpopular 3-4-2-1 formation against the Super Eagles in today’s pre-World Cup friendly match at the Municipal Stadium.
‘Iheanacho needs more minutes at Leicester’
Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he wants to see Kelechi Iheanacho given more game-time at Leicester City.Since leaving Manchester City for the Foxes, Iheanacho has endured a frustrating period with six goals coming from just eight starts and 13 substitute appearances in all competitions.
Kelechi Iheanacho aims higher after first premiership goal for Leicester
Saturday was a great day for Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho. Not only did the former most sought after youngster in world football score a rare goal for Leicester City, his all round game elicited applause from even the hard to please Paul Le Guen. And now, the Super Eagles’ forward wants to take it higher.…
‘You’re a beast in the air’, teammates tells Iheanacho
Chrisrian Fuchs and Wilfred Ndidi applauded Kelechi Iheanacho for his impressive outing against West Bromwich Albion in one of yesterday’s English Premier League fixtures, played at The Hawthorns Stadium in West Bromwich, central England.
Iheanacho wants to emulate Kanu, Okocha
Super Eagles and back-in-form Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has admitted that ex-Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu and ex-Bolton Wanderers hero Austin Okocha have inspired him to continue scoring goals for the Foxes in the Emirates FA Cup. Relegated to the bench since the beginning of the season, the Nigeria international strengthened his claim for a…
‘Poor scoring record of Eagles for clubs worrisome’
With 150 days left until the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Nigerian players across top European clubs are yet to find solution to their poor scoring ability...